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Key United States Generals and Leaders in the Mexican War

Zachary Taylor

General Zachary Taylor

David Twiggs

General David Twiggs

James Polk

President James Polk

General Winfield Scott

William Worth

General William Worth

General John Wool

General John Wool

General Stephen Kearny

General Stephen Kearny

Commodore Stockton

Commodore Stockton

 

John C. Fremont

John C. Fremont

Nicholas Trist

 

Civil War Generals Who Fought in the Mexican War

Perhaps one of the most important, and often overlooked aspects of the Mexican War is that it served as the training ground for many of the most effective generals of the Civil War.  Below we present some of the famous Civil War generals which served with distinction in Mexico.

Robert E. Lee

Robert E. Lee

Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant

Stonewall Jackson

Stonewall Jackson

Ambrose Burnside

Ambrose Burnside

George Meade

George Meade

Jefferson Davis

Winfield Scott

George McClellan

George McClellan

P.G.T. Beauregard

General Sherman

William T. Sherman

General Mansfield

General Mansfield

Fitz-John Porter

Fitz-John Porter

General Sumner

Albert Sydney Johnston

Albert Sydney Johnston

Joseph Johnston

Joseph Johnston

General Reynolds

General Reynolds

General Longstreet

Major Anderson

Major Anderson

John C. Fremont

General Fremont

John Pope

John Pope

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Santa Anna

General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna

 

 

 

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